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Book Review

From Peace Corps with Love:  Letters from a Peace Corps Volunteer: 1970-1972.  Judythe Pearson Patberg.  Llumina Press 2007 As the title shows, Judythe uses her letters home and letters that she received to present a memoir of her Peace Corps … Continue reading

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Book Review

One Grain of Sand:  A Peace Corps/Philippines Experience by Steve M. Shaffer.  Gasat Company, Orlando, Florida. 1988 This is a fine first person account of Mr. Shaffer’s Peace Corps experience.  It moves along logically through all the phases of Peace … Continue reading

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Reading and Writing

Have you visited your local library lately?  I love to buy books but sometimes it is simply not the most practical way to get your books.  While searching for my preferred reading list of books written by Peace Corps volunteers … Continue reading

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Book Review

Through the Eyes of My Children: The Adventures of a Peace Corps Volunteer Family.  Frances L. Stone.  Peace Corps Writers Book, 2012. This is one of the books mentioned in my post, “Books by Returned Peace Corps Volunteers”.  Initially I … Continue reading

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Talk Story Question

As I write my memoir I find that my memory is hazy.  Sometimes what I remember does not agree with what my pictures show.  In this post I am asking for your help.  Can you remember? Question #1:  What color … Continue reading

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My Peace Corps Memoir

My memoir is still in the first draft stage.  Actually, I am just finishing the transcription of my letters home.  I am using my letters as a time-line guide and as writing prompts.  With the letters I find that it … Continue reading

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Welcome to my blog.  Peace Corps Talk Story reflects my background as well as the proposed focus of this site. Peace Corps:  I was a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines from 1967-69.   As a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer … Continue reading

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